Thursday, June 12, 2014

Kelly Halford Rose is the unopposed Republican candidate for Lafayette County's Associate Circuit Judge, Division 3

Kelly Halford Rose
Unopposed Candidate for Lafayette County Associate Circuit Judge
 Division 3

Kelly Rose is the sole candidate for Lafayette County’s Associate Circuit Judge - Division 3 seat.  Ms. Rose graduated from University of Missouri at Kansas City’s School of Law in 1987.  Upon graduation, she was employed with Moore & Willy, PC, as a civil litigator and associate attorney from 1987 until 1990.  From 1990 until 1993, Candidate Rose served the citizens of Lafayette County as Assistant Prosecuting Attorney.  Following her service in the Prosecutor’s Office, Ms. Rose entered private practice, maintaining offices in Lexington and Odessa, for over 20 years.

Previously, Ms. Rose served as Municipal Prosecuting Attorney for several Lafayette County Municipalities and as Municipal Court Judge for several cities in Jackson, Lafayette and Saline Counties.  Presently, Ms. Rose, serves as Municipal Court Judge for the cities of Concordia, Waverly, Alma, Blackburn, Emma, Lexington, and Lake Lafayette.  Ms. Rose is an active member of the Missouri Municipal and Associate Circuit Judges Association.

While in private practice and public service, Ms. Rose annually completed over 20 Continuing Legal Education hours, including Trial Advocacy and Asset Forfeiture coursework as well as DWI Law Workshops.
In addition, Ms. Rose has served on the Board of Directors for the Court-Appointed Special Advocates for Children (CASA) and Lafayette County’s House of Hope.

She is married to Richard Wayne Rose, Jr. and they have 5 children ages 14-27 and 2 grandchildren.